Arts & Entertainment

No “King of the Nerds” title for Bear River grad

It was close but no crown for “King of the Nerds” reality TV game show contestant Kaitlin Spak. The 2005 Bear River High School grad’s rise through the ranks on ...

Media Life: Auburn syrah in wine mag winner’s circle

Forgive Wine Spectator magazine for pouring on some poetic license to top off its enthusiastic review of an Auburn wine. But when it’s from racecar driver Scott Pruett&rsquo ...

This family puts the ‘fun’ in dysfunction

Whether you’re familiar with Chekhov, not too familiar or you think he’s the guy who sat next to Sulu on the Starship Enterprise, it doesn’t matter. Chances are y ...

Joe and Paula’s excellent adventure

Have they got stories to tell. Joe and Paula McHugh have been crisscrossing the country for years, bringing their show, “Green Fields of America” to the heartland and ...

Trio brings harmony to humanity

They say that Tamara Phelan’s music “captures the nuggets of human experience that makes us all feel connected.” Tonight’s your chance to connect with som ...

Hot Buttered Rum knows how to throw a party

Lewis and Clark rank pretty high on the list of great adventures. Not surprising then that two students from the Oregon college of the same name set out to create an adventure of t ...

Rustic, high tech mesh in new KVMR radio station building

A radio station in Nevada City, with a loyal following in the Auburn area, KVMR has moved into new, distinctive digs that are funky on the outside – in keeping with its Nevad ...

Media Life: Auburn stunt guru aids Marvel Universe Live!

Sacramento’s Sleep Train Arena will be welcoming one of the biggest, boldest and baddest bits of bombast seen in this area for quite some time when “Marvel Universe Liv ...

Adventures in filmmaking

Its stars are humpback whales and milkweed. Its sets were centuries — make that millennials — in the making. Costumes, more often than not, by Patagonia. If it were the ...

Tommy tunes

Think British invasion and you go straight to 1964. But the music of the United Kingdom and Ireland has been crossing the Atlantic for centuries. From Baroque to folk, fiddles to f ...